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Right person, wrong time: Vince Xu, Kasey Ma show ‘what Asian love is’ on ‘The One That Got Away’

  • “The One That Got Away” premiered on June 24 with 10 episodes on Amazon Prime Video.
  • The show centers on a social experiment that has six singles dating random people from their past to see if one of their missed connections was the right person at the wrong time.
  • Chinese American Twitch Streamer Kasey Ma and lawyer Vince Xu sat down with NextShark to talk about their experience as Asian American contestants on the show.

Twitch streamer Kasey Ma and lawyer Vince Xu sat down with NextShark to talk about their experience as Asian American contestants on the Amazon Prime Video reality dating show “The One that Got Away.”

The new show centers on a social experiment that has six singles date random people from their past to see if one of their missed connections was the right person at the wrong time. For a month, the singles live without their phones, building genuine relationships with the others around them.

Bravo fires Jennie Nguyen from ‘RHOSLC’ over her past anti-BLM, pro-police posts

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  • Bravo announced that cast member Jennie Nguyen has been fired from “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” following online backlash from fans.
  • Nguyen sparked outrage due to old Facebook posts that spread false news and ridiculed the BLM Movement, George Floyd and protesters.
  • Nguyen has published an apology to say she is “sincerely sorry for the pain they caused.”

Reality TV star Jennie Nguyen has been fired from “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” due to her social media posts from 2020.

On Tuesday, cable network Bravo announced on Twitter that Nguyen will no longer be part of the show moving forward, following heavy criticism from viewers. 

‘Single’s Inferno’ star Song Ji-a (Free Zia) apologizes for wearing fake designer clothing on the show

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  • “Single's Inferno” star Song Ji-a faced criticism after online sleuths pointed out that the luxury clothes she wore on the show were fake.
  • On Monday, the 25-year-old influencer uploaded an apology video to YouTube, saying she should have been “more careful and thoughtful.”
  • “I am sorry to cause concern to so many people,” Song said. “I admit to the controversy of using fake luxury goods, and I acknowledge that everything is all my fault."
  • Song shared that she plans to set her channel to private and take some time off to self-reflect.

“Single’s Inferno” star Song Ji-a, also known as the influencer Free Zia, uploaded a video addressing the controversy surrounding the counterfeit luxury brands she wore on the popular Netflix series.

Song, who often wore high-end labels such as Chanel and Dior on the show, was heavily criticized after online sleuths pieced together that some of the items she wore were not authentic, reported Korea JoongAng Daily.

‘Audacious’ bride Noi shares a Laotian tradition with her husband in latest ‘Married at First Sight’

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  • “Married at First Sight” cast members Noi and Steve got married at first sight at the altar.
  • Noi shared her Loatian culture with Steve and welcomed him to her family.

In the latest episode of Lifetime’s reality show “Married at First Sight,” Noi, who was born in Laos, married Boston-based Steve at their first meeting at the altar, where Noi shared in a Laotian wedding tradition with her groom. 

Noi, a 33-year-old talent acquisition coordinator, and Steve, a 38-year-old former sales engineer, who are both “audacious enough” to marry a stranger, will spend eight weeks getting to know each other while navigating the early stages of their marriage. Following the social experiment of the first few episodes leading up to their unconventional blind wedding, the show will now follow the newlyweds as they decide whether they want to stay married or get a divorce. 

‘RHOSLC’ star Jennie Nguyen apologizes for social media posts ridiculing BLM, praising police

Jennie Nguyen

Reality TV star Jennie Nguyen has apologized for the now deleted social media posts ridiculing Black Lives Matter (BLM) that drew backlash on Wednesday. 

Nguyen, a regular cast member of “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City,” was called out for posting and sharing images in 2020 that lambasted members of the BLM Movement. 

’90 Day Fiance’ star Ella blasted online for ‘fetishizing’ Asian men

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A woman who was featured on TV show “90 Day Fiancé” is raising eyebrows online after claiming to have found her “Asian prince.” 

On Ella’s “Asian obsession”: Viewers of TLC’s “90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days” are accusing 29-year-old Ella from Idaho of “fetishizing” Asian men, particularly due to how she describes her romance with 34-year-old Johnny from China. 

‘I’m actually a fierce lion’: ‘Survivor’ has its first winner of Filipino descent

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A Filipino Canadian “Survivor” contestant has gone down in history as the first contestant of Filipino descent to win the title “Sole Survivor” and the second female to win the competition since 2017.

The winner: Erika Casupanan, 32, of Niagara Falls, Ontario, took home the $1 million “Survivor” prize on Dec. 15 after she was crowned as the “Sole Survivor” of the show’s 41st season, according to the Toronto Star.

Mother of ‘Terrace House’ star who died by suicide after online bullying to sue producers

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The mother of former reality show star and professional wrestler Hana Kimura, who took her own life after her stint in the now-defunct “Terrace House,” is suing the broadcaster and the production company behind the Japanese reality show.

The lawsuit: On Thursday, Kyoko Kimura held a press conference to announce that she will be filing a case against Fuji Television Network Inc. and an unnamed Japanese production company next year to receive compensation for Hana’s suicide, reported The Japan Times

Bachelor Vietnam’s First Season Ends With More Shocking Twists

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Vietnam’s version of “The Bachelor,” which made global headlines after two of its female contestants fell in love and left the show, has just wrapped up its maiden season with even more shocking twists.

Following the departure of lovebirds Minh Thu and Truc Nhu, the Bachelor Vietnam kept its audiences intrigued with some surprising choices and revelations made by other contestants in the season finale.

Bachelor Nguyen Quoc Trung’s pick in the Final Rose shocked many after he chose the soft-spoken Thuy Duong instead of the fan-favorite Kieu Trang.